Marjorie Jule McKeag Taylor

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Marjorie Jule McKeag Taylor passed away at her residence in Alvin, Texas on October 27, 2013.

Born November 6, 1916, Marge lived a full life with many accomplishments. Active for many years in a multitude of area organizations such as chapters in the Order of the Rainbow for Girls and OES; she also was a council member at the Alvin Lutheran Church. Marge was quite an accomplished business woman. In 1946 she became a licensed public accountant and was honored for her 50 Years of Service in 1998. As such she joined the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) in 1967 and remained active attending the Day-Timer’s Meeting recently. She was on the board of the ACCESS group at Alvin Community College, The Alvin Museum Society and Alvin Community Health Endeavor. Giving back to the less fortunate was the way to describe Marge; volunteering for Meals on Wheels as a driver, working and directing at the Clothing Outlet. For her community service she received the Alvin Citizen of the Year Award in 2003.

Marge was married to James Norman Taylor, Sr. for over 50 years who preceded her in death; with him she had three daughters and a son. Barbara Lenamon-Miller of Pearland TX, Glenda Swink of Uvalde TX, and Judy Hitt of Owasso, OK who were by her side in her passing. Her son James Taylor, Jr. was absent but not forgotten, having passed years earlier. Survived by her are 7 Grandchildren; Leslie Lenamon Lauderdale, Martin Lenamon, Leigh Lenamon Davis, Sue Swink Stankos, Richard Swink, Christi Smith Wyatt and Steven Smith along with 12 Great-Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great Grandchildren and their respective spouses. Family, service and education were the foundation of her life and she was able to witness her family graduating from high schools and universities while seeing them all grow and mature.

Services for the funeral were led by Capt. Kenneth Davis Wednesday October 30, 2013, held at Scott Funeral Home. The attending pallbearers were; Martin Lenamon, Stephen Smith (grandsons), Chris Lauderdale, Benjamin Davis, Taylor Gene Davis, Zachary Davis, and Morgan Lenaman (great grandsons). Honorary pallbearers mentioned were Jon Hitt, Paul Lauderdale, Dr. John Stankus, Richard Swink, Chase Curtis, Tommy Lee Gant, Carlos Hernandez, Jimmy Barnett and Mack McKellen. A special thank you goes to Dolores Gant, Sara Davis Santana, Paula DeSham and the Hospice Care Team of Lake Jackson.

Continuing in her dedication to years of service, donations are being directed to the Alvin Museum Society P.O. Box 1902, Alvin, TX 77512 or a charity/foundation of your choice.  Arrangements under the direction of the Scott Family, 1421 East Hwy 6, Alvin, Texas 77511.  (281) 585-1000, www.scottfuneralhome.net.

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